Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts
emilio2

Leds blinking like crazy

Recommended Posts

Hi,

 

i have started my UM2(with + upgrade) printer today and the leds on the left side were blinking. They still blink.

Is there anything i can check to fix this problem ?

 

Regards.

Emilio.

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm not sure what you mean.  When the bed gets up to temperature they flash about 20 to 50 times per second.  Most people don't notice this.  Is this what you mean or even when you first turned it on?  If it's flashing when you first turn it on (but not the bed heater is off) then it's probably a bad wire or bad LED strip.  The wiring can get caught in the belt and pulley system.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The leds blink all the time, until I shut off the printer. I can even print a piece and leds are happily blinkg all the way. It affects only the left vertical side. The top and right leds do not blink. Is it easy to replace these led strips ?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Our picks

    • Architect Design Contest | People
      The goal of this contest is to design a set of people figurines that could be used in such a project to make an area, office or mall seem populated. 
      Think of different types of people in different environments, like walking people, people standing still, working people, and both men and women.
       
      • 31 replies
    • Taking Advantage of DfAM
      This is a statement that’s often made about AM/3DP. I'll focus on the way DfAM can take advantage of some of the unique capabilities that AM and 3DP have to offer. I personally think that the use of AM/3DP for light-weighting is one of it’s most exciting possibilities and one that could play a key part in the sustainability of design and manufacturing in the future.
        • Like
      • 3 replies
×

Important Information

Welcome to the Ultimaker Community of 3D printing experts. Visit the following links to read more about our Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy. Thank you!